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Spring Fair fun at Pedro St. James

The PTA of the Joanna Clarke Primary School (formerly Savannah Primary) and Pedro St. James will be hosting a Spring Fair on Saturday, 8...

Going coconuts for Coco Fest

The Tourism Attraction Board and Pedro St. James invite the public to Coco Fest this Saturday, running from noon to 6pm.

Blocked Pedro St. James beach access to reopen

A registered beach access near the historic Pedro St. James site that was blocked for safety reasons will be reopened to the public once appropriate signage is posted, Chief Inspector Winsome Prendergast has confirmed.

Christmas at the Castle returns to Pedro St. James

The Tourism Attraction Board and Pedro St. James are once again hosting Christmas at the Castle this Sunday. The free event, touted as a celebration...

Carnival organisations promise two lively weekends

With the recent further relaxing of COVID regulations, the organisers of CayMAS and Batabano are each planning a weekend of revelry. The first will be...

National Attractions set to reopen on Constitution Day

More COVID-19 restrictions lifted on Sunday, allowing for summer camps to begin and indoor dining to be allowed at restaurants. Families looking to get out...

Coco Fest celebrates Caribbean’s favourite ‘nut’

People have written songs about them; books have been penned lauding their properties; and documentaries have been produced in order to throw a well-deserved...

Cayman celebrates seniors this month

The Department of Children and Family Services is celebrating Senior Citizens Month with a series of activities during the month of October.

KidFest returns to Pedro St. James

Thanks to overwhelming support and over $15,000 raised last year, KidFest is back on Saturday at Pedro St. James for its second run.

‘Violin Queen’ to perform at Le Masque

Organisers of Cayman Carnival Batabano are bringing back the festival’s signature dinner show, Le Masque, to Pedro St. James on May 2.

Prince’s call to action on environment

Prince Charles has urged the Cayman Islands to help “lead the world” in the global fight against climate change and other environmental threats.

Coco Fest raises funds for Meals on Wheels charity

This year’s Coco Fest attendees helped contribute to a good cause.

Cayman goes nutty at Coco Fest

Hundreds turned up at Pedro St. James Saturday to sample, taste and celebrate all things coconut at the fourth annual Coco Fest.

Families turn out to support Evans family at KidFest

The community turned out en masse Saturday at Pedro St. James for KidFest, an event held in honor of the memory of baby Nolan Evans.

Weekender Spotlight

Weekender Editor Vicki Wheaton is cuckoo for Coco Fest, happening this Saturday at Pedro St. James. There are also must-see events at the cinema, and an early preview of an upcoming private concert featuring celebrated singer-songwriter Patty Griffin.

Cayman Arts Festival features local and international talent

One of the most exciting arts events in the Cayman Islands, the 2018 Cayman Arts Festival, will take place  next week, with a raft of international and local musical talent waiting to entertain local audiences.

Pensioners gather at Pedro St. James

More than 400 people attended a Public Service Pensions Board pensioners appreciation event at Pedro St. James last week.

Coco Fest draws hundreds to Pedro

Pedro St. James’s well-attended Coco Fest 2017 was all about coconuts gone wild. “It was a success last year and a bigger success this year,” said Debbie Bodden, Pedro’s operations manager.

Hundreds attend Pedro’s Coco Fest

Saturday’s Coco Fest at Pedro St. James was enjoyed by the hundreds of people. Now in its second year, Coco Fest celebrates the Cayman coconut, a bountiful food source with legendary properties and a traditional staple in the Caymanian diet.

Longtime civil servants honored at Pedro St. James

The grounds of historic Pedro St. James in Savannah were the setting for this year’s Civil Service Long Service Awards on Jan. 20. Government workers of 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years’ standing were recognized for their dedication to public service.

Pedro St. James gets into holiday spirit

Organizers of events at Pedro St. James are inviting the public to avail of the historic site over the Christmas and New Year period.

EDITORIAL – The unequal distribution of Cayman’s tourists

We (obviously) haven’t read the new five-year tourism plan being developed by Cayman Islands government consultants, but, as we reported in Monday’s newspaper, part of the report will examine ways to lure tourists away from the country’s three most popular attractions – Seven Mile Beach, Stingray City and the Cayman Turtle Centre – each of which draws more than 1 million visitors annually, and spread them out to other venues, such as Hell, Pedro St. James and the Queen Elizabeth II Royal Botanic Park, each of which attracts some 20,000 visitors per year.

Kids in the limelight at Pedro pirate fun day

Hundreds of young pirates and their crews congregated on Pedro St. James on Sunday for the Pirates Week children’s fun day featuring contests, games and lots of pirate entertainment. “We saw approximately 300 children of all ages with parents in tow, all dressed as pirates.”

First Pedro Spookfest proves a great success

Pedro St. James was the scene of a whole stew of spooky fun this past weekend. Organizers estimate more than 1,000 people attended the Hershey’s...

‘Spookfest’ at Pedro St. James summons up spirit of Halloween

With Halloween just around the corner, there’s going to be some spooky fun for the whole family this weekend at Pedro St. James.

Art campers gain insight on copyright

This summer’s Visual Arts Society’s Kids Summer Art camp wrapped up recently after several exciting weeks of creative activities at the beautiful grounds of Pedro St. James, where the Society has an art and ceramic studio.

Gospel singer tours BT landmark

Singer Jason Crabb had hoped to take to the stage at Pedro St. James Sunday night, but threats of inclement weather led to the performance being held at the Lions Centre instead.

Visual Arts at Pedro St. James

The Visual Arts society will host a ceramics open studio on Sunday, July 3, at the Watler House studio at Pedro St. James from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Spring is for school at Pedro

The end of the school year signals time for school field trips, and Pedro St. James in Savannah is proving a popular Bodden Town district destination.

Past meets present as family pays historic tribute at Pedro

Descendants of the Eden family who built Pedro St. James visited the building this month to mount photographs of their grandfathers at the 18th century house.

New Botanic Park rates aimed at wooing locals

It is now more affordable for Cayman Islands residents to visit North Side’s Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park.

Astronomical Society meets next week

The Cayman Islands Astronomical Society will hold its next regularly scheduled monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. May 11 at Pedro St. James.

This month at the Watler House studio at Pedro

The Visual Arts Society will host a number of workshops and other events this month at the Watler House studio at Pedro St. James.

Pedro St. James sign run over for second time

The Pedro St. James sign was recently knocked down by a passing vehicle. Thanks to CCTV footage provided by the RCIPS of the incident, which...

Jack the donkey: A Pedro institution

Visitors to Savannah landmark Pedro St. James looking to take in some of Cayman’s history and culture have a special ally in their quest.

Fun times at Coco Fest

The humble coconut had its star turn last weekend, garnering a massive amount of attention at Coco Fest.

Artfully created weekend festival open to public

Over the past five years, the Cayman Arts Festival and the Visual Arts Society have brought artistic talents together, creating a one-of-a-kind event highlighting art and music.

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